Opening Address and Closing Argument of Richard H. Dana, Jr., Esq., Counsel for the Libellant, (Benj. F. Dalton); In the Dalton Divorce Case

Opening Address and Closing Argument of Richard H. Dana, Jr., Esq., Counsel for the Libellant, (Benj. F. Dalton); In the Dalton Divorce Case

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...a hequet given and not returned. Then she allows him i0 put upon his finger her hushand's ring; she thought that was going too far, and she took it hack and gave him another, ind she wore his and decerved her hushand; she knew at was wrong; she did not stop; she went on. Then comes the letter, the fatal letter, declaring his love, picturing it in ardent terms, saying that he must possess her entirely or cease to think of her more, saying that he musf fved upon love, and asking an a poinlment so that they can he alone, and he says, 'Bo lt, Neiiie, do it.' There is the gieat pause. It was not a word. If it had heen a sudden word, of an importunate lover, overmastering her hy his importu nity in a convenient place under the hewitehlng moonlight, and she had fallen, we could have wept over it The moon might hide its light hehind the clouds to weep over it. But it was a letter. it was a written roposal. She had time. She read it. She ad not the excuse that it was pressed upon her suddenly. She read the letter. She understood its meauinir Oh, she ought to have fled to the mountains, not lingering in all the plain, lest she should he consumed. But she did not. She acceptcd the appointment. She passed the last great pause, the last stage on this downward road, this Incilis ilescenriu. Providence has placed for us all stages. pauses, finger posts, indications that the fool may read. She reached the last, and she passed it. The next day, the 15ih, she went out in the omnls hus with them. There was a point to pause. There is the carriage at the roadside; and there are two men, neither oi' whom can he recognized as acquaintances. What did she do then? She went into the house, her sister with her. Does she pause then 7--Bhe comes...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236873092
  • 9781236873095